WWE is holding their shows in the Performance Center in front of zero live fans while the planet fights off the coronavirus. Americans are in need of entertainment and pro wrestling isn’t going away.

The company wanted to provide an escape for fans. This might be why they didn’t namedrop the awful disease that’s causing this current world panic.

During Raw this week, no mention to coronavirus or COVID-19 was made. Instead, when the situation was addressed at all it was referenced to as “prevailing circumstances.” WWE has a way with words and this verbiage was shining example of that.

These circumstances are definitely prevailing right now. WWE has avoided using hot-button words in the past. It seems that coronavirus and COVID-19 quickly made it onto WWE’s banned words list.

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H Jenkins

I love pro wrestling and hate BS. These two things drive me. Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News. Worked in finance before realizing pro wrestling journalism made much less sense. Pro beachballs at pro wrestling shows, pro dives if someone catches, anti bullies, olives, and pineapples on pizza.

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